Accepting the Label
We have been struggling lately with our daughter’s emotional behavior. In typical ASD fashion (and to an extent, in typical 3 year old fashion), our daughter cannot verbalize emotions at all.…
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Instant Comfort - today's art therapy project
In my art therapy group today I brought in small match boxes - easy to carry in your pocket. The idea is to have something to remind you of good self talk when your most troublesome emotion is bothering you. The outside of the box tells what bothers you. Inside are words and phrases you can say to yourself for comfort. Here's what my students created. UPDATE: Since several people have asked me how I did this, here is a small tutorial (without photos, I'm sad to say.) Buy a packet or two of…
9 Tips About Autism and Sleep: How to Get a Child with Autism to Sleep
Autism and sleep got you down? We're sharing 9 strategies to teach you how to get a child with autism to sleep so the whole family can feel well-rested.